Vasilopita is a traditional Greek cake served at midnight on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day to celebrate the life of Saint Basil. A coin is added to the cake before baking and when cut the person who finds the coin is said to be granted good luck for the year ahead!
A delicious autumnal pumpkin risotto to enjoy with a glass of crisp dry white wine…
Listen! The wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves, we had our summer evenings, now it’s time for October eves!
A yummy pudding as summer draws to a close and autumn is near. Made with a delicious light sponge using sour cream and topped with sliced plum which can be eaten warm or chilled.
A far eastern take on the traditional mojito with a dash of lychee liqueur and champagne to add that extra taste of glam and sparkle.
Superb and simple fusion using eastern stir fry method to cook spaghetti. A perfect recipe for seafood and pasta lovers, enjoy!
Traditional clafoutis is made with whole cherries as the pits give off an almond taste to the pudding. This recipe incorporates ground almond in the batter with pitted cherries (easier to eat) plus other summer berries. A delicious summer pudding eaten warm or cold.
Individual glasses of delicate coconut milk jelly with fresh mango. An easy and perfect dessert for a hot summer’s day.
A refreshing, quintessentially English cocktail made with gin, elderflower liqueur and apple juice. Simply perfect for lazy days relaxing in the garden and soaking up the sun.
A light and refreshing cocktail fizzing with zingy lemon and hints of sweet which reminds me of a sherbet lemon.
Here’s to World Cocktail Day with this delicious lychee and mango daiquiri laced with rum.
Muhallebi or Μουχαλεμπί in Greek is a centuries old creamy milk pudding infused with rosewater. Originally made with rice flour and cow’s milk which can be found throughout the Middle East, Turkey and Mediterranean Europe. This recipe uses corn flour which gives a smoother texture.